Hats were taken off in tribute to Tommy Tucker for discovering that Botswana goalkeeper and captain Modiri Marumo was sent off during a Castle Cup shootout against Malawi in May 2003. Having been booked for time-wasting before Malawi scored their third spot-kick, Marumo "reacted to a pat on the shoulder from opposite number Philip Nyasulu by punching him in the face and got a red card". The defender Michael Mogaladi had to go in goal, but he couldn't stop Malawi winning 4-1 on penalties to reach the Malawi to reach the semi-finals. … [Read more...] about Does Shay Given really carry holy water with him at every match?
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Hence, across Europe, hitherto conventionally rightwing populist parties have turned to the working class. Geert Wilders’ Dutch Freedom party suddenly converts itself from free-market anti-statism to workers’ rights and the minimum wage. Once, the Austrian Freedom party opposed welfare spending and wanted to raise the retirement age; now it advocates the reverse. The French Front National wants to nationalise key industries. The Polish Law and Justice party transformed itself from traditional conservatism to the populist right, setting the impoverished rural east against the EU-leaning urban west. Now the Austrian Freedom party’s leader Norbert Hofer is poised to win a rerun of May’s presidential election, Marine le Pen is odds-on for a place in next year’s presidential run-off, and Law and Justice is the government of Poland. … [Read more...] about Labour can fight for working people without dumping progressive ideas
'There was definitely a sentiment for home owners that they didn't need to be in the city and so close to their desks because of working from home; which I'm sure to some extent will remain a fairly robust sentiment for come City workers. But that change of mindset will only ever be temporary. … [Read more...] about Biggest house price jump for FIVE YEARS: London leads the way with average home worth £500,000 while values outside capital soar to £250,000 – as sales jump by a THIRD in December from year before
'In the week since the attack on Congress by a mob that included domestic terrorists and violent extremists, the nation has continued to learn more about the threat to our democracy and about the potential for additional violence in the coming days, both in the National Capital Region and in cities across the country,' the statement reads. 'This is a challenge that the President-elect and his team take incredibly seriously.' … [Read more...] about Joe Biden cancels his plan to take Amtrak to his inauguration after security advice that his arrival at Union Station would be too high-risk but DOES get invitation to stay at White House guesthouse
First the withdrawal negotiation would take many months, more likely years, and the status quo would be broadly expected to continue during that period. Although no one knows precisely what the UK’s relationship with the EU would look like after Brexit, the government is likely to be required to retain EU employment law as part of any new deal. This would otherwise make the UK labour market more attractive and thereby put other EU member states at a disadvantage. … [Read more...] about What would leaving the EU mean for your employment rights?